Several years ago, I was meeting with my CIO and mentor, explaining how crazy busy we were. She respectfully listened and then asked me one simple question: “Are you busy or productive?” This shook my world. I had never really.
As part of our consulting services, ICS frequently helps clients with a wide range of staffing activities: We help recruit talent, lead and mentor staff, and sadly, even eliminate positions. Along the way, we encounter several challenges: With extremely tight.
Stop Thinking Solutions: Think Story As a 19-year consulting veteran for companies like Disney, GE, NBC/Universal, etc., one lesson has become perfectly clear: It is not the smartest person or the best idea that wins, boardrooms are won by the.
In order to align their IT plans with the overarching business objectives of reducing cost of ownership, increasing speed to market, and delivering compliance, many IT executives are trying to sell cloud strategies to their business counterparts across a quilt-work.
One of the greatest challenges ICS has seen with Strategy teams is they can have a tendency to dream bigger than the organization can handle. Oftentimes, in an attempt to innovate, Strategy teams can outline complex projects/deliverables without consideration.
When it comes to executing strategies, a too commonly overlooked problem is how to retain your key employees throughout execution. Due to the transitive nature of business today, the average staff tenure is 4.4 – 4.6 years and trending downward..